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St Mary Magdalene Church, Newark-on-Trent

Church Walk, Newark-on-Trent, Newark NG24 1JS, UK


About St Mary Magdalene Church, Newark-on-Trent

The church of St Mary Magdalene was begun around 1160, though much of what we see today dates to the 14th and 15th centuries. The present church is built in the Gothic style, with parts dating from the 12th century. St Mary Magdalene's is one of the largest parish churches in England and is regarded as one of the finest. It is a Grade I listed building.  It was one of the main pilgrimage centres in this area and attracts a lot of tourists too.

Attractions near St Mary Magdalene Church, Newark-on-Trent

Newark Castle and Gardens0.32km from St Mary Magdalene Church, Newark-on-Trent
Sconce and Devon Park1.04km from St Mary Magdalene Church, Newark-on-Trent

This is a large area of public open grass and woodlands, including Devon Pastures Local Nature Reserve. Queen’s Sconce Monument is one of the country's finest remaining earthworks from the English Civil War (1642-51). It is distinctively star-shaped when viewed from the air and is one of nine siege works remaining in a recognisable state in and around Newark.

Newark Air Museum3.88km from St Mary Magdalene Church, Newark-on-Trent

The UK’s largest volunteer managed aviation museum with 95 aircraft and cockpit sections from across the history of aviation. Its diverse collection of more than 90 aircraft and cockpit sections covers the history of aviation, the aircraft on display include 13 National Benchmark aircraft; 34  Significant aircraft and 21 Noteworthy aircraft as listed in the National Aviation Heritage Register. Regular special events and education programmes available for visiting schools.

National Trust - The Workhouse, Southwell8.76km from St Mary Magdalene Church, Newark-on-Trent

The Workhouse is a National Trust place located in Southwell, Nottinghamshire, and the most complete workhouse in existence. This austere building, the most complete workhouse in existence, was built in 1824 as a place of last resort for the destitute. Its architecture was influenced by prison design and its harsh regime became a blueprint for workhouses throughout the country.

St James Church8.85km from St Mary Magdalene Church, Newark-on-Trent

St James' Church, Louth is a parish church of the Church of England in Louth, Lincolnshire, England. It is notable for its tall spire. It has the tallest steeple of any medieval parish church in Britain. The church is mainly 15th century and is the third building on the site, replacing 11th- and 13th-century buildings. Originally the church had five subsidiary chapels and altars and a three-storey rood screen.

Southwell Trail9.04km from St Mary Magdalene Church, Newark-on-Trent

The trail is 7.5 miles and built on the former railway line of the Midland Railway. It stretches from Southwell to Bilsthorpe and passes the villages of Farnsfield, Kirklington and Maythorne.  The Trail supports a wide range of habitats, because it crosses two distinct geological areas.

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Nottinghamshire is a county in the East Midlands region of England, bordering South Yorkshire to the north-west, Lincolnshire to the east, Leicestershire to the south, and Derbyshire to the west. The traditional county town is Nottingham, though the county council is based at County Hall in West Bridgford in the borough of Rushcliffe, at a site facing Nottingham over the River Trent.